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Affordable Housing In Glendale
Forrest County, Mississippi

Housing Authorities that serve Glendale

Housing Authority Programs
Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glendale, Mississippi

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Glendale, Mississippi.

Income Based Apartments in Glendale, Mississippi

Glendale features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Glendale, Mississippi

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glendale.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glendale, Mississippi

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glendale landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Glendale.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glendale, Mississippi for a two-bedroom apartment is between $770 and $941.

2021 Glendale, Mississippi Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Glendale, Mississippi Fair Market Rent $564 $716 $855 $1,107 $1,248
Glendale, Mississippi Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $644 to $788 $770 to $941 $996 to $1,218 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Glendale, MS Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.51%
Average Renter Household Size 3.26
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $37,897 ±$13,880
Median Rent $833 ±$275
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 14.52% ± 25.57pp
Total Population 1,833

Population and Household Demographics

Glendale is a city in Forrest County, Mississippi with a population of 1,833. There are 729 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 25.51% of households in Glendale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glendale

The median gross income for households in Glendale is $37,897 a year, or $3,158 a month. The median rent for the city is $833 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glendale, a household making less than $2,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 14.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Glendale.

Area Median Income In Glendale

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Glendale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Forrest County.

In Glendale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Glendale

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Glendale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Glendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,200 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,850 $41,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Glendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $38,850 $41,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Glendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,100 $40,100 $45,100 $50,100 $54,150 $58,150 $62,150 $66,150